Category : IQspirations

22 Apr 2016
Creativity in the Workplace

Creativity in the workplace. What you should know!

WATCH THE MOST SEEN VIDEO ON ‘CREATIVITY IN THE WORKPLACE’ ON YOUTUBE Ever wondered why you do not have your best ideas on the job? Why is this? And, what’s needed to be resourceful in the workplace? This video reveals the true key to on-the-job creativity. Author: Robert Gerlach, Founder of IQudo, Creativity Coach Source: The facts are based on the findings from the IQudo Ideation Survey II, conducted in New York and San Francisco in 2015. Find out more …   […]

31 Mar 2016

The true key to Leonardo Da Vinci and Steve Jobs ingenuity

Heterogeneity: Combine two worlds to create a new one. By Robert Gerlach, Creativity Coach, Founder of IQudo sport of ideas. Renaissance brought forth many exceptional artists. Such as Michelangelo and Leonardo da Vinci. Both of them were legends during their lifetimes. Michelangelo was a sculptor, a painter, and an architect, but da Vinci crossed the disciplines and drew sketches of musical instruments, hydraulic pumps, reversible crank mechanisms, and a steam cannon.  The big question is, “How did Leonardo become this universal genius?” Young Leonardo had been exceptionally gifted by nature; his […]

25 Feb 2016

Why startups are doomed to fail and why they don’t have to

90% of all startups never see a successful future coming. Why? Because the team isn’t dedicated enough? That’s a classic. “If you don’t succeed, work harder!” But no, “lack of passion” is mentioned only by 9 percent according to a survey amongst 101 Startup Post-Mortems. By Robert Gerlach, Creativity Researcher, Coach & Author. Why startups are doomed to fail … The “top reason” why nine out of 10 startups fail is pretty simple: “They make products no one wants.” The failure, therefore, happens right at the source — in the […]

22 Jan 2016

Is your creative mind on the job withered?

11 tips on how to nurture a creative culture. By Robert Gerlach, IQudo sport of ideas. Executives, HR managers, and creative directors like to ask themselves, “How do we find creative people?” But what if the very notion of the question isn’t right? Many people who are hired specifically to be creative, find that they simply don’t have ideas while at work. Why is this? Some people think that mental blocks arise due to stress or time pressure.  Another commonly held […]

23 Dec 2015
Video New York 2015

Coworkers ignite creativity best in the workplace

IQudo ideation study 2015: game-changing new findings By Robert Gerlach, Creativity Researcher, Coach & Author of Innovator’s High, IQudo sport of ideas. Black box creativity Today, creativity is the lifeblood of many companies. Whether their business is designing sneakers, inventing new appliances, or enhancing a customer service experience, companies of all kinds need to continually generate new ideas in order to stay at the cutting edge. However, many people hired specifically to be creative, find that they simply don’t have ideas while […]

14 Nov 2015

Why traveling stimulates creative thinking

Traveling stimulates creative thinking because we understand that there are a lot more possibilities to solve problems than the ones we know. Just think about the traffic at the Place Charles de Gaulle in Paris. There are twelve straight avenues entering the road junction without one traffic light being involved and thousands of cars constantly running through. How about the traffic at a busy crossroads in your city? By looking at foreign practices we automatically start to compare them with […]